Founded as a rope-making factory in 1836 in the Swiss town of Romanshorn. Nowadays, FATZER specializes in the development, manufacture and global distribution of high-quality steel wire ropes for structural applications, ropeways, winches and other applications. With a long history of meeting specific market needs, Fatzer is recognized as a leading rope manufacturer. As part of the BRUGG Group, FATZER is still privately owned preserving the legacy of the first owner. In 2016, Fatzer moved into a brand new, purpose-built production facility, utilising state of the art equipment.